tv President Trump and Russian President Putin Meeting at G-20 Summit CSPAN July 7, 2017 7:34pm-7:39pm EDT
[indiscernible] president trump: thank you, all. >> the cease-fire agreement on syria came as russian president putin and president trump talk. de-escalation zone, an area where forces would be separated. the establishment of the first such zone would help reduce violence and that the u.s. and russia can work to set up other zones. the agreement is set to take effect sunday, noon, syria time. here is what it looked like before the meeting before presidents trump and putin.
president trump: thank you very much. we appreciate it. president putin and i have been discussing various things. i think it is going very well. we are going to hand off now and obviously that will continue. but we look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for russia and the united states and for everybody concerned, and it's an honor to be with you. thank you.
[indiscernible] president putin: i'm delighted to meet you personally, mr. president. [indiscernible] president trump: thank you very much. [indiscernible] president trump: thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you. >> thank you, everyone. >> thank you. here we go. >> thank you. thank you very much. rex tillerson held an
off-camera briefing with reporters at the g-20 summit in hamburg, germany. he talked about the meeting between president trump and russian president vladimir putin. several topics were discussed during that meeting, including the cease-fire in syria. secretary tillerson said president trump pressed president putin on interference or -- interference in the 2016 election, but the russian president denied any involvement. tillerson: thanks for staying with us late this evening. president trump and president putin met this afternoon for two hours and 15 minutes here on the sidelines of the g-20. the two leaders exchanged views on the current nature of the u.s.-russia relationship and the future of the u.s.-russian relationship. they dised